Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 55,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000+ residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 


The successful candidate will play a supporting role in the implementation administration of Progress Residential’s compensation programs.  This role administers the day-to-day tactical compensation and total rewards program elements and may incorporate other related activities, based on organizational growth.


  • Maintains and administers key compensation databases, tools, and associated compensation structure via participation in compensation surveys, providing analysis of competitive positioning and conducting data validation audits

  • Assists with the administration of annual performance management and merit administration processes as well as various monthly, quarterly, and annual bonus and commission plans including production of C-level presentations that identify current and year-over-year key compensation

  • Provides coaching and consultative services to line leadership, the talent access team and human resource business partners on compensation-related matters

  • Maintains the organizations’ job description library

  • Ensures accurate compensation data is housed in Progress Residential’s human capital management system (i.e., Workday) for applicable modules and associated reports that support the needs of internal and external stakeholders

  • Conducts compensation analysis on new jobs and existing jobs as needed

  • Ensures compliance with existing federal, state, and local compensation related regulations (e.g., FLSA, EEO-1, pay equity, etc.)


  • Bachelors Degree in Business or related field

  • 3+ years of compensation experience in a multi-state, matrixed organization with an emphasis on day-to-day administration of benchmark data, internal compensation structure, accurate assignment of market-based compensation references to existing and new positions, etc.

  • At least two (2) years of experience with managing compensation survey provider tools, HRIS platforms, etc., and the ability to generate reports and/or write queries to extract the desired information

  • Advanced Microsoft Office experience: in particular, Excel experience that includes VLOOKUP, XLOOKUP, pivot tables, charts, regression analysis, and nested function statements (candidate will be required to pass a proficiency exam as part of the hiring process)

  • Above average ability to problem-solve in complex situations quickly and accurately by analyzing data from a variety of sources to identify the issue(s), determine the ultimate root cause(s), and implement the most effective remedy(s)

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a variety of stakeholders that  that possess varying degrees of business and/or compensation literacy adapting style and content to effectively convey the necessary information in a comprehendible manner to the respective target recipient(s)

  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to stakeholders at a variety of career levels with a multitude of differing demographic attributes (e.g., gender, culture, age, etc.)

  • Experience working in a high growth organization where concurrent projects have differing priorities and deadlines and may require the need to pivot and realign based on emerging business needs

  • Proven relationship management skills with colleagues and internal and external stakeholders


  • World at Work Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or progress toward the designation

  • Experience with MarketPay and Workday

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 9 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

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